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Bridges MN Independent Living Skills Practitioner in Bloomington, Minnesota

Independent Living Skills Practitioner

Department: Hennepin

Location: Bloomington, MN

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Overview: BridgesMN is hiring for an Independent Living Skills (ILS) Practitioner to support adults with disabilities to help them live as independently as possible in the community. Adhere to policies and procedures and ensure proper documentation is completed within compliance. Clearly communicate with a person-s team and supervisor. The main objective is to develop goal-oriented outcomes with the individual, using customized solutions to help them discover a life of balance between what is important to them and what will help them maintain good health for independent living.

MUST BE OPEN TO WORK ANY HOURS/ANY DAY INCLUDING WEEKENDS

MUST HAVE YOUR OWN VEHICLE - MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT

Requirements for a successful applicant:

  • Be able to manage a caseload of resident's needs for ILS services.

  • Acceptable Driving History and dependable transportation.

  • Ability to pass a background study.

  • Encourage healthy diets, and healthy food buying.

  • Participate in purposeful activities with residents.

  • Engage in meaningful activities with residents.

  • Manage and teach resident basic skills of managing home effectively.

  • Ability to remain open-minded and patient.

  • Must be outgoing and friendly, willing to step in and take ownership of the position.

  • Outline and encourage personal cares as well as mental health updates.

  • Must be able to write clearly and good at documenting encounters and issues.

  • Maintain and encourage positive relationships with residents.

Benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision after 90 days, PTO & 401K, Profit Sharing (after 1 year of employment).

Acceptable Driving history includes:

-No more than 2 minor moving violations in the past 3 years

-No major violations (DUI, Careless, Reckless, Serious Speed, Driving While License Suspended) in the past 5 years

To be successful in this position, the applicant must be able to constructively communicate with residents, as well as be diligent and persistent. Some residents will refuse services and we are looking for someone who can change that around so we can help and improve the lives of those we serve.

Full-time positions include a great benefits package with health, dental, 401k, profit sharing, and life insurance.

About Us: Bridges MN provides high-quality services and housing options to individuals with disabilities. We provide a solid foundation supporting personal growth and positive experiences through helping our residents identify and achieve goals that will continue to improve their lives. Our current offerings include Adult Foster Care, Supported Living Skills, Intermediate Care and Supported Employment...and we are growing!

Bridges MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, protected genetic information, sex, parental status, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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